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Conditional Formatting in MS-Access reports

Is it possible to conditionally format a bound field depending on the value of the field.  For example, I have a field named "Restraint Type".  The value of the field is retrieved from a query used by the Report.  Generally, the values are either left side, right side, ankle, or wrist.  Sometimes the value is NULL because a value was not entered into the source data.  I want to be able to bold the output on the report to highlight that no value was input in the source.

Can this be done in the report design?


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pls try

IsNull([Restraint Type])=True

Dale FyeCommented:
Not sure what you are trying to highlight if the value is NULL.

You could conditionally highlight some other control, or possibly set the controls background to red if the value is null.  To do that you would use something like:

conditional dropdown: Expression
then in the expression box:  Isnull([Expression Type]) = -1
and set the background color to red.
GPSPOWAuthor Commented:
Thank you

I was able to format my data fields.

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